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Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Stykkisholmur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia and Stykkisholmur, Iceland is approximately 12,584 km or 7,820 mi.
  • To reach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands in this distance one would set out from Stykkisholmur bearing 67.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 156.5° or SSE .
  • Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) whereas Stykkisholmur has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.3 °C (42°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.2 °C (16.6°F) less in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1284.1 mm (50.6 in) more which is equivalent to 1284.1 l/m² (31.51 US gal/ft²) or 12,841,000 l/ha (1,372,788 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 47.2° higher in Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands than in Stykkisholmur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 22.1°C (39.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands relative to Stykkisholmur. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Stykkisholmur vs Direction Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +16 (+30) +19 (+35) +23 (+41) +26 (+46) +28 (+50) +23 (+42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +70 (+3) +127 (+5) +144 (+6) +211 (+8) +167 (+7) +189 (+7) +179 (+7) +70 (+3) +37 (+1) +4 (+0) +40 (+2) +45 (+2) +1284 (+51)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +8h 04' +4h 33' +0h 48' -3h 04' -6h 52' -9h 33' -8h 14' -4h 34' -0h 41' +3h 11' +6h 59' +9h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +76.5 +71.8 +52.3 +29.2 +12.5 +6.1 +12.1 +28.8 +51.6 +71.9 +76.4 +76.8   +47.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5.3 -3.2 -2.1 -0.4 +2.9 +2.4 -0.4 -2.7 -4.4 -5.4 -6 -3.5   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +26.6 (+48) +26.9 (+48) +27.3 (+49) +24.9 (+45) +22.1 (+40) +17.9 (+32) +15.6 (+28) +15.5 (+28) +17.8 (+32) +20.9 (+38) +23.5 (+42) +25.9 (+47) +22.1 (+40)

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